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Nassau: 61 unlicensed contractors nabbed in Sandy sting

From left, Nassau County Police Department First Deputy

From left, Nassau County Police Department First Deputy Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter, Nassau County Consumer Affairs Commissioner Madalyn Farley, and Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, at a news conference about a sting operation involving contractors. (June 27, 2013) Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Nassau County authorities on Thursday announced the arrests of 61 unlicensed home improvement contractors accused of targeting superstorm Sandy victims. Officials said they received more than 100 complaints from Sandy victims who were taken advantage of by contractors, leading Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano to order a "sting operation" in Franklin Square, Valley Stream and the...

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